By CATHY SMITH BOWERS POETRY VOLUME 15.4, FALL 1981
CATHY SMITH BOWERS earned a BA and an MAT at Winthrop University. Bowers’s collections of poetry include The Love That Ended Yesterday in Texas; Traveling in Time of Danger; A Book of Minutes; The Candle I Hold Up to See You; and Like Shining from Shook Foil. For many years the poet-in-residence at Queens University of Charlotte, Bowers currently teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Queens, as well as at Wofford College. Bowers is a native of South Carolina, and from 2010 to 2012, she was poet laureate of North Carolina.